Monthly Archives: December 2015

How To Properly Budget A Rehab

Performing the repairs on a real estate rehab investment can take longer than any other aspect of the project - and can also be your biggest expense, often more than the actual purchase price for the property. That’s why it’s important to properly budget for the repairs ahead of time, so there will be no surprises to your bottom line! Help set yourself up for success by following these tips from the experts at Catalyst Funding.(more…)...
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How To Succeed As A Real Estate Investor

If you’re new to real estate investing, or simply exploring the possibility of becoming an investor, there are certain steps you can take to give yourself the best chance to succeed. If you’re a seasoned investor with years of experience under your belt, then you’re probably already doing most, if not all, of these things. If not, then consider starting now if you want to take your game to a whole new level. Every successful business needs a solid strategy in place to stick around in a competitive market, and real estate investing is no different.(more…)...
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Houston Home Sales Were Down for a Second Straight Month

According to the latest MLS report from Houston Association of Realtors (HAR), the Houston housing market experienced declines again in November, the second month in a row that Houston area home sales were down. The decline is believed to be due to continued concerns within the energy industry, combined with the holiday shopping season. What’s different with the November decline compared to October, this month also saw the average sales price drop as well. This was the first time since February 2012 that the average sales price has dropped.(more…)...
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Why Working With A Hard Money Lender Is Better

Hard money loans are better than conventional financing—and even cash—for many reasons. Real estate investors are looking to hard money lenders for solutions more and more these days to finance their rehab, and even rental investment, projects. Also known as private lenders, hard money lenders can provide investors the financial tools they need to resolve many of the key pain points associated with more traditional financing options. (more…)...
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